Jonathan Hilton Eliminated in 2nd Place ($405,156)
Posted 2012-07-08 GMT-6 by
Jonathan Hilton - 2nd place
Jonathan Hilton battled with a short stack against Dominik Hilton for well over an hour, but alas for Hilton, Nitsche was finally able to win an all-in and take the last of his chips.
In the last hand, Nitsche open-pushed all in with , and Hilton called quickly for about 1.4 million worth with . Hilton was still best through the flop and turn. Then came the river... the ! Both players made straights, but Nitsche's was best.
Nitsche recognized he'd won a moment before his large rail of supporters did, shouting first, then was soon followed by a chorus of cheers and hugs from the crowd. Soon Nitsche was congratulating Hilton for a well-played tourney, and Hilton was congratulated in turn by those here supporting him.
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